Donald Killgallon, Jenny Killgallon
Anne Whitney, Colleen McCracken, et al.
Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, et al.
In Leading Well: Building Schoolwide Excellence in Reading and Writing, Lucy Calkins draws on the transformative work that she and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project have done in partnership with school leaders over the last thirty years. This book, like the work of the TCRWP itself, is deeply research-based and principled, while also absolutely practical and real-world tested.
While challenging the teacher as hero trope, We Got This shows how authentically listening to kids is the closest thing to a superpower that we have. Cornelius Minor identifies tools, attributes, and strategies that can augment our listening, allowing us to make powerful moves toward equity by broadening access to learning for all children.
Ink & Ideas is Tanny’s tried and true toolkit to get you and your students started, including templates, tools, suggested reading, ideas, inspiration, and more. She outlines the how and why behind visual notetaking, including research and benefits, providing everything you need to introduce and launch sketchnoting across grade levels and content areas.
Katie Wood Ray, Lisa B Cleaveland
A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started with Beginning Writers will help you establish a routine for writing in your classroom and help your youngest students become writers.
Katie Clements, Audra Robb
Carl Anderson, Katie Wood Ray
Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Independent Reading Collection can be used to begin or augment your classroom library. Each book has been carefully selected to ensure the collection is appropriate and engaging for your students, and represents a diverse range of experiences and cultures. The collection includes a conferring card for each independent reading book.
Andrea McCarrier, Irene Fountas, et al.
Interactive Writing offers powerful first teaching designed to accelerate and support children’s critical understanding of the writing process. In a clear, step-by-step format, the authors show how teachers can use interactive writing to teach a range of foundational literacy skills.
Lucy Calkins, Dee Kloss, et al.
This new addition to the Workshop Help Desk Series includes information to support new users of the Units of Study with advice and help on topics such as:
Marie Mounteer, Lizzie Hetzer, et al.
About the Unit
This engaging new book-length unit will transform your kindergartners into inventive spellers, giving them the tools and strategies they need to approximate the words that are most meaningful for them. The unit celebrates invented spellings as kids develop foundational skills, knowing that your front-and-center goal will be to persuade your kids that they can write, that they too can be members of the literacy club.
In The Quickwrite Handbook, master teacher Linda Rief shares 100 compelling mentor texts and shows how to use each one as a powerful tool for sparking successful writing.
“Quickwrites—writing to find writing—are a powerful teaching tool that help students find ideas, discover their voices, and build their confidence as they discover they have important things to say."
The Literacy Quick Guide provides a concise description of a coherent literacy system in which all instructional contexts are reciprocally connected to improve student outcomes. This information-packed guide provides an important look at reading, writing, talking, and word study, while succinctly describing research-based instructional practices for high-impact literacy teaching.
Struggles with writing don’t have to last a lifetime. Not when Don and Jenny Killgallon's Getting Started with High School Sentence Composing is here to help. It's especially helpful to students who find language arts especially difficult or who are encountering the Sentence-Composing approach for the first time.